High School Percussion Institute (one week)

The percussion institute offers opportunities for highly motivated students to work with world-class faculty in many different percussion disciplines. During your week here, you'll have master classes and ensemble opportunities on marimba, timpani, world percussion, drum set, and orchestral percussion.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 17, 2017 to June 23, 2017
Tuition: $1,190
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

We are no longer accepting applications for this summer 2017 program.

The goal of the percussion institute is to prepare you for further serious study, in high school and beyond. You will perform in master classes, have individualized learning opportunities with a faculty member, and play in a variety of percussion ensembles.

Required Materials

One letter of recommendation from a private teacher or band director that outlines the student's motivation, skill level, and note-reading proficiency. Upload the letter in PDF format.

Additional Opportunities

Faculty

Keith A. Aleo

Instructor of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Academy; Director and Instructor of Orchestral Percussion, Interlochen Percussion Institute; Adult Band Camp Percussion Faculty, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Percussion faculty, Boston Conservatory; Director of Education and Orchestral Activities at the Avedis Zildjian Co.

Jeffrey Irving

Instructor of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

Ed Soph

Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

John Tafoya

Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

Professor of Percussion and Chair, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Percussion Department

Photo Galleries

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts' photo
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  • 2014 HS Percussion 345
  • 2014 HS Percussion 280

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